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by | April 20, 2017 | 06:35

Apple has remained secretive about its self-driving project. Apple has obtained a permit to test self-driving vehicles, putting the iPhone maker in competition with Google and others. According to reports, Apple will soon commence the testing of its self-driving vehicle software platform on public streets. That seems to suggest that earlier reports that Apple is backing away from auto development and refocusing on self-driving vehicle tech were accurate.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:27

According to The Mirror the video was shown at the Day of the Sun festival, a holiday celebrating Kim Jong-Un's grandfather, and was created to demonstrate the power and strength of the North Korean army. On April 14, US media reported that US President Donald Trump might order a strike against North Korea if Pyongyang chose to carry out another nuclear weapon test.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:24

The Palestinian prisoners seek better conditions, including more contact with relatives, and an end to Israel's practice of detentions without trials. "After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but to resist these abuses by going on a hunger strike", Barghouti wrote. Barghouti has been in prison since 2002.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:42

It is unclear whether the Aireon tracking system, that Malaysia Airlines will now has access to, may have helped in any way in the case of flight MH370. A number of theories have surrounded the mystery of the flight's disappearance, ranging from passenger foul play (two people boarded with stolen passports) to combustible batteries in the cargo hold, and crew involvement.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:23

Google Earth released a huge update today which allows you to see the world in a whole new perspective. "It's everything you love about Google Earth , plus new ways for you to explore, learn and share". You'll even be treated to clips from Planet Earth II . First it will tell you to search for a location you want to check out. Users can see 3D maps of specific locations, learn about random places from around the world, and take guided tours from their mobile devices or Chrome browser.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:17

Several have been found in the habitable zone of their stars through NASA's Kepler and K2 missions, although they are farther away and could later be proven to be gaseous. The planet is in orbit around a dim red dwarf called LHS 1140, which is located a mere 40 light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Cetus - in astronomical terms, that's pretty close.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:10

He was back in his home state recovering from a second back surgery in the past month. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, then moved to change the rules so that the 60-vote threshold to advance Supreme Court nominations is now eliminated.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:09

Delta said in an internal memo that it is letting employees offer customers up to $9,950 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights. The policy change came after its violent removal of an Asian-American passenger from a flight on Sunday night evolved into a public relations crisis.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:01

When the "autopilot" feature is activated, the steering wheel retracts into the dashboard, which naturally includes the latest in connectivity, with both a touch-screen and a head-up display. In any case, the Crozz was unveiled during the 2017 Auto Shanghai event and it appears to be the blueprint for the mass produced vehicles that VW will be initiating sometime in 2020.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:01

Power. Those three didn't respond to requests for comment. More recently, spy shots have also been circulating, as those release candidate vehicles are going through the paces in real-world testing in and around Tesla HQ, where anyone with a camera can snap a spy shot.

by | April 20, 2017 | 04:48

In interviews before Stephens' death, Mr Godwin's relatives said they forgave his killer. Williams said Pennsylvania state police received a tip shortly after 11 a.m. Stephens was wanted on murder charges over the shooting of Robert Godwin Sr on Sunday (16 April). But more than 100 miles from the shooting, Stephens' time on the run was almost up when the attendant who took his money recognised the suspect and dialled 911.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:27

A new listing on the Samsung store has confirmed the price and release date for one of the company's most interesting gadgets. Samsung also quoted that a manufacturing defect in the battery placement caused the phones to explode. Regardless, they're all available on Google Play for download by any Galaxy S8 once it's up and running. Two versions of the Galaxy S8 , internally code-named Dream, were launched at a media event in NY on Wednesday, with 15.75cm (6.2-inch) and 14.73cm ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:16

This is a sedan and somewhat a sibling to the 01 Concept crossover which has also reached its production-ready form. As well as the SUV, the new Geely-owned brand will showcase the Lynk & Co 03 Concept at Shanghai, a four-door sedan to demonstrate that a willingness to appeal to more traditional buyers too.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:13

Assistant may not be flawless, but a working voice assistant is better than a non-working voice assistant, and Samsung risks Bixby becoming forgotten by worldwide users if it arrives too late. The same report also stated that Bixby's most widely advertised feature, voice control, would not immediately be available. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus sports a 6.2-inch QHD+ display with a 440x2960 pixels resolution.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:03

In a test launch in August a year ago, the missile flew 500 kilometers (310 miles) after being launched from a submarine and crashed into waters near Japan, prompting Kim Jong Un to declare that North Korea had gained "perfect nuclear-attack capability".

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:48

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis arrives in Israel Thursday, following meetings Tuesday and Wednesday in Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Saudi Arabia launched its deadly campaign against Yemen in March 2015 with the alleged goal of pushing back the Houthis from the capital, Sana'a, and to reinstate a Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, the president who has resigned and is a staunch ally of Riyadh .

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:44

For years, the warming atmosphere has caused the toe of the Kaskawulsh Glacier, one of Canada's largest, to retreat across the high mountain valley that is the source of the Slims River. This phenomenon - of one river absorbing or capturing the flow of another river - is well-known to geologists, who refer to it as " river piracy ".

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:40

Finding this hydrothermal process on Enceladus shows the potential for the existence of life within its ocean. The findings, published in the journal Science , indicates that hydrogen gas which could provide a key chemical source to life, has been found on the subsurface ocean of Enceladus.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:39

The stock now shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 22.55 percent while its Weekly performance value is 2.05%. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $43.85. During the same period previous year, the firm earned $0.13 EPS. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC purchased a new stake in Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) is $48.47/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.14/share for the current ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:38

The former Spanish global left Real for Bayern in 2014, but returns to the Bernabeu this week as the Bundesliga side look to overturn a 2-1 deficit and progress to the semi-finals of the Champion League. "It was not an escape". Alonso, 35, has scored nine times in 111 appearances for Bayern since joining the German champions. "It was not like I was uncomfortable at Madrid".

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:35

Ranch owner Adrienne Ivey and her husband made a decision to pay their 150 heifers a visit on Good Friday. Typically, you see ranchers riding on horseback, or maybe even an energetic dog trying to corral cattle. Ms Ivey recorded the scene: the cattle were tentatively following a lone beaver. "These young heifers are kind of like a teenager", she told CJME .

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:13

Giant shipworms can measure up to three feet long, which means that they become too large for their shell. It lives its entire life encased in a hard shell and spends its entire life encased in a hard shell. It's the first time the giant species had been investigated, with very little known about their habitat and biology. Records dating to 412 B.C. describe sailors protecting their boats against shipworm invasion by coating the wood with a mixture of oil, sulfur and arsenic.

by | April 19, 2017 | 10:03

And she even took on some more responsibilities as First Lady by participating in the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. White House press secretary Sean Spicer posed with the Easter Bunny at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday - and it provided a glimpse into "the good ole days" of his own past at the event.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:47

Polston suspects the animal lived in a pond at a nearby golf course, but told the Post and Courier she had never seen an alligator get past the fencing surrounding the course. According to the Polstons, the intruding gator broke through a locked door before settling among patio furniture on their porch. State law requires alligators trapped after being a nuisance to be killed.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:47

We can't read it, but Jenna can of course, and she likes what she reads. The EMT tells her that she's lost a lot of blood. Elsewhere, the Liars were anxious with both Noel and Hanna missing. (Side-Note: Eww.) With Mary Drake confined to Radley, Veronica decided that she'd rather raise her husband's second love child than for that baby to end up "forgotten" in the sanitarium or "lost" in the adoption system.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:39

Simply known as the HTC U the device will be have Gorilla Glass on both the front and back and by the look of a leaked image it will look remarkably like the new HTC U Ultra. The HTC U is expected to come with sensors which allow users to perform various functions with simple gestures such as squeezing or swiping along its sides.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:39

A liquid ocean exists beneath the icy surface of Enceladus, which is barely 300 miles (500 kilometers) across. It is already known that three crucial ingredients are required for life to exist - water, right chemical matters which are the building blocks of life like carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulphur and a source of energy for metabolism.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:38

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, on the other hand, come with a 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch displays respectively. It's also quite possible that Samsung is saving this feature for the upcoming Note 8. LG Electronics Inc. has increased the number of employees serving in its smartphone division, a regulatory filing showed Monday, while that of its bigger rival Samsung Electronics cut back the number of workers for the fourth consecutive quarter.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:35

The shares rose 1.4% to $149.30 in extended trading after results were announced. The late rise put Netflix stock on track to open at a record high on Tuesday. The report was not enough to win over investors anxious about the stock's pricey valuation, recently at 110 times expected earnings. NFLX also successfully exceeded $2.5 billion in quarterly streaming revenues while adding five million members this year.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:13

To date, the tech giant has been infuriatingly secretive about it's efforts to build a self-driving auto, code named Project Titan. As of today, Apple Inc . Apple is just one of 30 companies that is on the list, which includes also includes Tesla and Google , whose involvement in the driverless vehicle field is already well-known.

by | April 19, 2017 | 09:05

Bixby is the new integrated digital assistant that Samsung is launching alongside its S8 flagships phones, which aims to compete with the likes of Apple's Siri and the Google Assistant. One of the main focus during Samsung's Unpacked event for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus last month was its own virtual assistant called Bixby .

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:49

The visas will impose tougher English language tests, stricter labour market testing, at least two years of work experience and a police check. Thousands of people apply for the visa every year, including Irish workers seeking to move to Australia .

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:34

Imagine, instead of needing to purchase a $500 flatscreen TV, you simply have a pair of glasses or contact lenses. Now, Business Insider's lengthy piece is speculating about not only what it's creating, but when we might get to see it. You can register here to watch the keynotes streamed live and videos of the sessions . "Think about how numerous things that you use [that] don't actually need to be physical", Zuckerberg, Facebook's future-forming, 32-year-old CEO, said from his all-glass ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:30

Teresa Elliott , who remained close friends with her ex decades after they split up, tells the New York Daily News that she told Elliott, a "news junkie" who was dying of heart failure, that President Trump had been impeached. He played exhibition games dressed as a woman, according to his obituary . In his obituary , published in The Oregonian newspaper, Ms Elliot said the last thing she told her ex-husband was that the president had been impeached.

by | April 19, 2017 | 08:16

Launch Notes: This mission marks the third time ULA's Atlas V has launched Orbital ATK's Cygnus ™ spacecraft on its way to the ISS. (3,450 kilograms) of logical rigging, equipment and supplies for the ISS team - so much freight that the mission will utilize an Atlas V as opposed to Orbital's own Antares supporter, which is not exactly as effective.